In a rush to prohibit prostitution — seen as representing not just sin but political subjugation — Egypt's parliament enacted a much more sweeping prohibition. All along I was treated quite differently from the others. You could feel the time when it flowed, but while I was beaten, time stopped. And the people who beat me were the plainclothes policemen. I had to sign eventually. They ordered all twelve of us to go with them to the police station. It also reinforced local policemen's perception that homosexual conduct was a lurid and immediate enemy — and gave officers across the country every incentive to step up raids and intensify harassment.
The Williams Institute study shows that 6, teenagers would have undergone treatment before they reached 18 if their state had not banned the practice.
This was upstairs, in a special room. It led to the State Security prosecution office in Heliopolis. Ben Smith. However, fujur, a morals offence, would not justify a State Security prosecution.